Lights Camera Action – Major Gift Fundraising for the Arts

Connection Cafe

One of the great things about fundraising for cultural organizations is that there … Donor Strategy Fundraising Success & Performance Identifying Prospects

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The 2012 Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival

Tech Soup Blog

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Event Fundraising Online Activism video causes nonprofits nonprofit digital storytelling filmAaron Bramley is the co-founder and director of communications and education of Lights. Help.,

How to Avoid a Fundraising Rut—Fresh Fundraising Ideas

NonProfit Hub

Nobody loves fundraising. That’s why fundraising and the campaigns that they entail can become stale. You have the power to put on a fundraiser or make an appeal that wows – every single year. Borrow a camera if you don’t have one. Featured Fundraising

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SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

NetWits

Camera. and how the future of online fundraising is heavily tied to peoples social networks. As you’re watching remember … using social media as part of an overall fundraising strategy is still fairly new to the non-profit world.

Social Media and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 5 Predictions

SocialFish

How badly would you want a crystal ball to see into the future of fundraising trends? It seems like there’s something new every day — and in the world of peer-to-peer fundraising, that “something new” is almost always social media-related.

Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention Cycle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

CDP’s resources are designed to offer guidance on effective disaster giving, with a focus on funding preparedness efforts, as well as medium-and-long term recovery efforts (after the cameras have disappeared). Image Source: ntegrity.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

You don't even have to go to a store to buy a camera, you can just shoot film on your phone. Fundraising videos are especially challenging. You could add the fundraising call to action at the end, but nobody’s going to make it that far so those videos have to be driven by storytelling.

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#IFC2014 International Fundraising Congress: Inspire, Connect, Transform

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m just back from a trip to Europe where I was part of the opening plenary at this year’s International Fundraising Congress outside of Amsterdam. (I The stage had a 22 meter screen with side screens that had a camera on the speaker and full tech team at the back of the house.

The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

NTEN

The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. From Bitcoin, to crowdfunding, to the tricky discussion about overhead - articles cover some of the latest topics in digital fundraising, and opportunities for nonprofits. Camera.

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Harnessing the Power of Video in Your Nonprofit's Strategy — Jan. 10 Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Consultants Donors Fundraising Online Fundraising Training video nonprofits webinars GiftWorks nonprofit digital storytelling Aaron Bramley Lights. Camera. This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, GiftWorks marketing and social media coordinator. Visit the GiftWorks donation page to learn more about their offering for eligible organizations. You can also try GiftWorks free for 30 days. Join Aaron Bramley from Lights.Camera.Help.

I Would Dump Garbage On My Head If It Would Help a Nonprofit Reach 71,000 New Donors.

Connection Cafe

Yes, there are those people that are participating in this ice bucket challenge for the sole reason that they like seeing themselves on camera. I think the stats are validation enough of the effectiveness of this sort of fundraising.

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Telling Better Stories: Fundraising Tips from 12NTC

Tech Soup Blog

" This seems to fly in the face of what we keep hearing about stories: that stories are effective fundraising strategies because they're universal, they create emotional connections, and they promote information retention.

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22 Ways Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes for Fundraising and Awareness Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

QR Codes are two-dimensional bar code images that when scanned by a camera on a smartphone open a link to a website, send a SMS, or dial a phone number. QR Codes are ideal for location-based communications and fundraising campaigns. In fundraising appeals. At fundraising events – galas, marathons, etc. If you haven’t noticed QR Codes yet, after you read this post and browse the QR Codes on Flickr you’re going to start to seeing them everywhere.

Story-Led Change: A Photojournalist’s Thoughts on the Power of Storytelling

Connection Cafe

First, I rarely take the camera out until I’ve spent a good deal of quality time getting to know the people. In these ways, the process really isn’t about the camera. Nonprofit Fundraising Digital Fundraising future of fundraising nonprofit marketing Nonprofit Storytelling Sean Sheridan storytelling

Member Round Up: Fundraising tips, new research, and tools

NTEN

Vanlue Fundraising tips, some new (and free!) As you refine your fundraising strategy and explore new ways of connecting with donors, check out Blackbaud ''s 2013 Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits to compare your organization to others and gather new ideas. If your organization is considering incorporating mobile giving into their online fundraising campaigns, Artez Interactive ''s free whitepaper on mobile fundraising may be a great resource on how to do it.

What Your Nonprofit Can Learn From The #IceBucketChallenge

TechImpact

And what can your nonprofit learn from ALSA’s fundraising success? Here’s what’s made the campaign the most successful social media movement in recent memory, and what your nonprofit can learn from it to improve your fundraising potential. Image courtesy of Montreal Gazette.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Embrace social media fundraising. Invest resources in social media fundraising now – or regret it later! Tap into the power of hashtag fundraising. Broadcasts can be recorded , saved to your Camera Roll, and then uploaded to YouTube, Facebook, etc.

Five Ways to Ensure Your Event Makes Headline News

Connection Cafe

Well played, the second angle can garner news crews with video cameras to cover your event. They gave Dozer a ceremonial finisher medal and set up a fundraising webpage for Dozer. Dozer’s fundraising page raised over $25,000 for cancer research that first year.

6 Ways to Stop Your Website from Leaking Potential Online Donors

NetWits

Download the complete 2011 Online Giving Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Those of someone or something looking into the camera work well.

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106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ideal for fundraising events. GivingTuesday is very well-known in the United States, but the vast majority of nonprofits, NGOs and charities in the developing world have yet to hear about the fundraising campaign. Social Media Fundraising

Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

12 Digital Fundraising Trends for 2012 – "Back at the start of January I set myself the target of publishing twelve posts on trends I think are going to prove important to digital fundraisers this year – both as a means of kick-starting my own thinking after the holiday season and to help inform your planning considerations at this key time in the year." " Check out the 12 Trends, from Personalized Video Thanking to Ebooks to Digital Fundraising Staffing!

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Road Trip! Fundraising, Advocacy, Community Building, Storytelling and Recruitment on the Road.

Frogloop

Road trips are an excellent platform for causes to tell important stories, engage volunteers, and fundraise in an innovative way. A laptop and camera equipped smart-phones are a must, but also consider bringing hand-held video cameras (Flip or the Kodak Zi8 series are great options) and a mobile hotspot like a Verizon MiFi device with you so you're sure you have web access from the road.

2009 Member Appreciation: Free Stuff for Members, Plus the Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/9

NTEN

In fact, he launched a debate in the nonprofit fundraising and communications world earlier this fall when he said that he was disappointed that more nonprofit organizations weren't taking advantage of online tools and strategies. Tags: flip camera member appreciation NPTech nten members seth godin video Welcome to the 2nd week of 2009 NTEN Member Appreciation Month !

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Layout from Instagram is a mobile app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image that can be saved to your camera roll and shared on Instagram and other social networks. Ideal for fundraising events. Social Media Mobile Media Fundraising

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Your Feedback Needed: Crowdfunding Bill of Rights!

NTEN

Camera. In March, Miriam Kagan, Senior Fundraising Principal from Kimbia, and I made the rounds at industry conferences talking about the explosion in crowdfunding ($300 billion according to industry statistics). crowdfunding Fundraising Policy Policy Fundraising David J. Author, Speaker, & Trainer. PwC and Lights. Crowdfunding is a $300 billion industry, but the question remains: “what am I really giving to and what do I get?”.

nfp 2.0 » A toast to fundraising with widgets!

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Six Ways to Give Big Thanks to Big Donors

NonProfit Hub

You can still send a year-end summary of your organization’s fundraising results and how the money was used. It’s actually most effective to create something casual and personable, and you can easily do that with your smartphone’s camera. Featured Fundraising

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16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. Getting your point across verbally in 15 seconds while the camera is recording is much harder than it looks!

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Your 2016 Cause Camp Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Jacobwith, Ignited Fundraising. 9 Steps to a Successful Fundraising Campaign. After years of fundraising in the “trenches,” as well as coaching and training thousands of organizations to raise money from individual donors, Lori L. Join us for a fundraising-focused experience.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Layout from Instagram is a mobile app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image that can be saved to your camera roll and shared on Instagram and other social networks. Upload’n’Roll allows you to upload images or videos saved on your camera roll to Snapchat.

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12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook’s organic reach is equivilent to sending 100 donors a fundraising email and having 98 of them classified spam and consequently blocked. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Mobile Media Snapchat Social Media Twitter YouTube

6 Tactics for Increasing Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

According to the most recent Fundraising Effectiveness Report , nonprofits claimed a 45.5% And the lower the retention rate, the more work fundraisers must do to keep the bottom line above water. If you send out a holiday fundraising email and get 500 “bounces,” that’s 500 people (i.e.,

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Layout from Instagram is a mobile app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image that can be saved to your camera roll and shared on Instagram and other social networks. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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A Few Social and Collaborative Fundraising Approaches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With that in mind, I decided to take a look at some of some interesting fundraising tools, ideas, and approaches for small grassroots organizations that came across my reader or inbox in the past month or so. Nancy White recently blogged about a tool called ChipIn which is designed to simplify the process of connecting with people in your social network to collect money for a personal cause, to purchase a gift, or for community fundraising.

Testing Your Donation Form Part 5: Showing off results

Connection Cafe

Donors found the donation form to appear “unsecure” and “not very trustworthy” Smile for the camera. Today, we wrap up my series on learning how to test the usability of your website and donation form.

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6 Powerful Types of Video Content Every Nonprofit Needs

Nonprofits Source

First, know that if you happen to own a recent iPhone or some other smartphone of similar quality, you already have access to a camera that shoots video in 4K resolution. According to The New York Times, we are now officially entering a “post-text world” as a society.

#OceanLoveEarl: RIP Earl Kanter, MD – 12/23/21 – 6/23/13

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When he was almost 80, he and my mother accompanied my husband and I to Cambodia to adopt our first child, Harry. He gave Harry his first bath and soothed him by holding him and dancing around singing “ I’m Just Wild About Harry ” that I captured my first digital camera.

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10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Being behind the camera takes confidence and a familiarity with digital equipment. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The word is ringing in the ears of nonprofit fundraisers and executive directors this year. Giving days are 24-hour online fundraising competitions that combine gamification and deep social interaction to bring communities together for local causes. Camera. Flickr Photo by Toddy.

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Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

What Does Your Digital Strategy Look Like?

Frogloop

You will be automatically be entered to win a waterproof GoPro Action Camera or an NTEN Membership! Each organization has a unique approach to how they how they fund their digital strategy, build digital teams, and set their digital strategy goals. We want to know about it!

Three Tips: How to Harness the Power of Video for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)